DSWD among top requested and performing agencies in eFOI portal

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) was once again recognized for its contribution to the overall progress and development of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Program, during the 2022 FOI Awards on November 25. The DSWD was awarded as one of the top requested and performing agencies with 1,000 and above requests and continue reading : DSWD among top requested and performing agencies in eFOI portal

Department of Social Welfare and Development Undersecretary Charles Frederick Co (3rd from left) and Juvenile Justice and Welfare Council Executive Director Atty. Tricia Clare Oco (left) present the 1st Place Award of the Search for Best Practice on Diversion Program – Barangay Category to the representatives of Barangay Balili, La Trinidad, Benguet led by their Barangay Captain Billy Bilango.

DSWD, JJWC commend barangays, NGO exemplifying good practices of Diversion Program

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Council (JJWC) awarded the winners of the Search for Good Practice of Barangays and Non-Government Organization (NGO) Partners Implementing the Diversion Program of the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act (JJWA) on November 25, 2022 in Manila. This year’s celebration carried the continue reading : DSWD, JJWC commend barangays, NGO exemplifying good practices of Diversion Program

DSWD welcomes release of P5 B budget for Targeted Cash Transfer Program

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said that it will immediately facilitate the distribution of the cash assistance under the Targeted Cash Transfer (TCT) program after the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has announced the release of more than Php 5 billion funds for the third batch of the program. In a continue reading : DSWD welcomes release of P5 B budget for Targeted Cash Transfer Program

DSWD, Coast Guard discuss need to stop human trafficking of Indigenous Peoples

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) affirmed its partnership with the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) to protect the Indigenous Peoples against human trafficking. DSWD Secretary Erwin Tulfo met with PCG District Southwestern Mindanao Commander, CG Commodore Marco Antonio Gines, on Tuesday, November 29, in Zamboanga City, to discuss the continuous and urgent need continue reading : DSWD, Coast Guard discuss need to stop human trafficking of Indigenous Peoples

DSWD Secretary Erwin T. Tulfo leads the distribution of cash assistance to Sama Bajau from Zamboanga City on November 28.

Secretary Tulfo leads distribution of assistance to Sama Bajau in Region IX

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Erwin T. Tulfo spearheaded the distribution of cash assistance to Sama Bajau in Region IX on November 28-29. Some 488 members of the Sama Bajau communities from various barangays in Zamboanga City received Php 10,000 from the Department through the Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) continue reading : Secretary Tulfo leads distribution of assistance to Sama Bajau in Region IX

DSWD Secretary Tulfo among top performing cabinet officials in latest NCR survey

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Erwin T. Tulfo was cited as one of the top performing cabinet officials of the Marcos administration in the latest survey of the RP- Mission and Development Foundation Inc. (RPMD) for the month of November. The RPMD is an independent provider of marketing and opinion data with continue reading : DSWD Secretary Tulfo among top performing cabinet officials in latest NCR survey

DSWD vows for stronger implementation of social protection programs in 2023

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has vowed to implement stronger social protection programs following the Senate’s approval of its P210.6 billion budget for 2023. The budget covers the DSWD Central Office and the Attached and Supervised Agencies, namely: Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC), Juvenile Justice and Welfare Council (JJWC), National continue reading : DSWD vows for stronger implementation of social protection programs in 2023

DSWD opens Listahanan 3 poverty database for partnership

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), through its National Household Targeting Office (NHTO), will formally open data sharing partnerships to allow stakeholder’s access to the Listahanan 3 poverty database as it holds the National Grand Launch on November 23 at the Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria, Quezon City. Listahanan is an information system for continue reading : DSWD opens Listahanan 3 poverty database for partnership

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Undersecretary for Disaster Response Management Group Atty. Marco Bautista (in red ves) and United Kingdom Ambassador to the Philippines Laure Beaufils (2nd from foreground) check on the repacking activities at the National Resource Operations Center on Friday, November 18.

DSWD welcomes British Ambassador at disaster response hub

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) welcomed United Kingdom (UK) Ambassador to the Philippines Laure Beaufils at the National Resource Operations Center (NROC) on Friday, November 18, to inspect its Mechanized Production System (MechPS). The UK, through the assistance of the United Nations-World Food Programme (WFP) is one of the donors of the continue reading : DSWD welcomes British Ambassador at disaster response hub

DSWD Undersecretary Allan Tanjusay (in red vest) welcomes the representatives of the 101 Indigenous Cultural Communities during the National Indigenous Peoples Summit 2022 held at the AFP Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City on November 16.

DSWD joins nation toward unification efforts for Indigenous Peoples

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) joined the unification efforts among government agencies, the private sector, and multi-stakeholders during the National Indigenous Peoples (IPs) Summit held on November 16 at the Armed Forces of the Philippines Commissioned Officers Clubhouse in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City. “This summit serves as a call to action for the continue reading : DSWD joins nation toward unification efforts for Indigenous Peoples